If you are fired while receiving workers compensation benefits you should continue receiving benefits until the workers compensation doctor clears you to return to work. If you are on light duty, you must perform a diligent job search in order to continue receiving benefits. You should clearly state your disability and reason you are out of work if asked on the application.
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